NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Russell Moore’s proposed solution — diversifying worship spaces — will take some work. Of 50,500 Southern Baptist congregations, 3,502 identify as predominantly African-American, or about 7 percent.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) But beware, said LifeWay Research director Ed Stetzer: “If you don’t like diversity, you’re really not going to like heaven.”
WELLSTON, Mo. (RNS) The scholarships would cover four years’ tuition at colleges and universities operated by the AME, AME Zion and CME historically black denominations.
(RNS) “People who previously assumed that racial prejudice was back in the Jim Crow era are awakened by it with their own kids,” said Southern Baptist leader Russell Moore.
(RNS) Rapper Lecrae’s popularity has been brewing for a few years now, but the churchgoing artist became the hottest Christian in the mainstream this month.
(RNS) How can a 60-year-old Supreme Court decision still be shaping religious life in America? It’s because race still divides us.
(RNS) “While we are yet flawed by those among us who hold to racial bigotry and intolerance, they no longer define us as a nation or a people!” United Methodist Bishop Woodie White wrote in his 2014 letter to Martin Luther King.
(RNS) “What Rainer and LifeWay have done by acknowledging the error publicly, even nine years later, is to demonstrate that it is never too late to do the right thing and to pursue reconciliation,” said author and speaker Helen Lee.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “12 Years a Slave” may depict a bygone era in American history but religious leaders say it should spark increased attention about today’s race relations.